Living and learning safely with the net

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By the end of the course you will have an understanding of web 2.0 technologies and how to use them safely and effectively.


Knowledge and Understanding

  • To understand current and emerging web technologies and their applications
  • To understand the educational and collaborative potential of web technologies
  • To understand the issues related to safety and the need to safeguard users
  • To have knowledge and understandings of relevant legislative frameworks

Cognitive skills

  • Applying your knowledge and understanding to the safe use of the web in a range of contexts
  • To be able to describe, analyse and synthesise knowledge relevant to the effective use of web technologies

Key skills

  • Learning how to learn
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Critically evaluating and using information

Practical and professional skills

  • To have developed your practical and professional competence in using web technologies
  • To be able to locate and critically apply relevant legislative frameworks
  • To demonstrate creativity in applying web technologies safely in your personal and/or professional contexts
  • To demonstrate an awareness of relevant ethical issues